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48 skydivers form the word 'PEACE' over California

Forty-eight skydivers from all over the world spelled 'PEACE' after jumping from planes 16,500 feet above Perris, California, USA. The event took place at Skydive Perris and was organized by ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/7/5 17:42:21

Beijing's historic Central Axis seeks UNESCO World Heritage status

Beijing is preparing 14 heritage sites along the city's Central Axis, including Tiananmen Square and Temple of Heaven, by 2030 to match the application criteria for UNESCO, so as to ...
Source: | 2018/7/5 17:39:05

Stranded arctic fox on small iceberg rescued

An arctic fox found stranded on a small iceberg was rescued by three Canadian fishermen on June 25 after they took it on their boat, fed it and released it ...
Source: | 2018/7/5 15:02:11

China carries out 18 successful launch missions in first half of 2018

In the first half of 2018, China successfully carried out 18 launch missions, including the relay satellite for the Chang'e-4's lunar probe Queqiao and twin Beidou-3 navigation satellites. Every successful ...
Source: | 2018/7/4 18:31:51

A swan fairyland in Xinjiang

Swan Lake, located near Ili River Valley in Yining County, NW China's Xinjiang, is where many mute swans spend the winter due to the effective environmental protection measures of the ...
Source: | 2018/7/4 15:48:11

Bagua-shaped Tekes county in NW China's Xinjiang attracts worldwide visitors

The bagua-shaped Tekes county in Ili Prefecture, NW China's Xinjiang, attracts worldwide visitors with its rare road layout. Bagua, or the eight diagrams used in Taoist cosmology, is a religious ...
Source: | 2018/7/4 15:30:32

Reshaping watermelon

Take a look at these heart-shaped, gold ingot-shaped and square watermelons grown by villagers in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Using molds, these watermelons are popular among consumers due ...
Source: | 2018/7/4 15:15:24

National Geographic unveils winner for the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2018

National Geographic unveiled the winner for the Travel Photographer of the Year Contest 2018. Japanese photographer Reiko Takahashi won the contest with his photograph of a humpback whale calf as ...
Source: - VCG | 2018/7/3 19:11:38

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends Forum on the B&R Legal Cooperation

The two-day Forum on the Belt and Road Legal Cooperation was held in Beijing starting July 2. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi delivered a keynote speech to ...
Source: | 2018/7/2 14:45:12

International Art Collection kicks off in Beijing

The International Art Collection called 'Harmonious Co-Existence' kicked off at the National Art Museum of China on June 27 in Beijing. Over 200 artworks of about a hundred artists, including ...
Source: | 2018/6/29 23:41:05

Palestinian children release balloons in protest at the Gaza-Israel border

Palestinian children hold balloons, before letting them go, during the 'Great March of Return' protest at the Gaza-Israel border in Jabalia, a city in the northern part of the Gaza ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/6/29 17:51:50

Military parade celebrates Djibouti Independence Day

National police forces demonstrate their acrobatic skills during the parade marking the 41st anniversary of Djibouti's independence in Djibouti City on June 27, 2018. Photo: VCG
Source: – VCG | 2018/6/29 17:50:52

The 7th Longji Terrace Culture Festival kicks off in South China's Guilin

With folk traditional dances and costume parades, the local people of the Miao, Yao, Dong and Zhuang ethnic groups gathered to celebrate the 7th Longji Terrace Culture Festival, which attracts ...
Source: – VCG | 2018/6/29 17:41:19

Treasure ruins exhibition kicks off at the National Museum of China

Relics from Jiangkou underwater treasure ruins are now on display at the National Museum of China. They are believed to be once owned by the peasant uprising leader Zhang Xianzhong, ...
Source: | 2018/6/28 19:43:30

Beijing issues yellow alert as heat wave hits city

Weather authorities in Beijing issued a yellow alert at 4:30pm Thursday as a heat wave continues to scorch the region. As highs in the city are expected to hit above ...
Source: | 2018/6/28 19:27:22

High-speed rail to soon arrive in Thailand

The China-Thailand railway will bring high-speed rail to Thailand in few years' time, increasing train speeds in the country from 80km/h to 250km/h.
Source: | 2018/6/24 18:58:38

Mother dresses twins in national outfits of World Cup teams

A mother and soccer fan has dressed her two-year-old twins in the national outfits of the opposing teams for every game of the World Cup.
Source: - VCG | 2018/6/24 13:38:34

Rainbows Bubble Rush held at the Beijing Garden Expo Park

Parents and kids take part in the Rainbows Bubble Rush held at the Beijing Garden Expo Park on June 23. Five base stations along the route are equipped with ...
Source: | 2018/6/23 13:22:17